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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2016 were Australian, Italian and English.

Ancestry defines the cultural association and ethnic background of an individual going back three generations. Ancestry is a good measure of the total size of cultural groups in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park regardless of where they were born or what language they speak.

Ancestry data, should be combined with data on Birthplace, Language Spoken at Home and Religion for a more complete picture of Taylors Lakes - Calder Park's ethnic characteristics.

Please note that the "Australian Aboriginal" and "Torres Strait Islander" categories in this topic are not considered to be a reliable estimate of the indigenous peoples of Australia. For information on this group, please use the "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population" found on the Population page.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Australian
2,79718.112.42,82217.612.9-25
map this data in atlas.idItalian2,62717.06.52,73317.07.0-105
English
2,22214.411.72,17713.611.8+45
Maltese
1,2267.95.71,3698.56.7-143
Greek
1,1287.33.61,0926.83.9+35
Macedonian
8215.32.98335.23.3-11
Croatian
7384.82.57604.72.9-22
Indian
6804.44.96544.14.3+26
Irish
6053.93.35813.63.1+25
Chinese
6043.96.55643.55.9+40
Scottish
5453.52.55643.52.5-19
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese4402.816.03282.012.8+112
Lebanese
3072.01.02841.81.0+23
German
2971.91.73091.91.8-12
Filipino
2731.83.92641.63.6+9
Egyptian
2481.60.62341.50.6+14
Polish
2271.51.42661.71.6-39
Serbian
2211.41.31941.21.4+27
Sinhalese
2131.41.01240.80.8+90
Turkish
2061.31.32591.61.5-52
Cypriot
1931.30.61400.90.6+53
Spanish
1170.80.9870.50.8+31
Albanian
1020.70.6830.50.6+19
Dutch
800.50.41070.70.5-27
Anglo-Indian
690.40.1440.30.2+25
Portuguese
690.50.3590.40.3+10
Ukrainian
640.40.4740.50.5-10
Inadequately Described
630.41.1560.30.5+7
Bosnian
610.40.7540.30.7+7
Syrian
580.40.2700.40.2-12
Slovene
570.40.2570.40.30
Chilean
570.40.5330.20.5+25
Pakistani
480.30.9370.20.4+11
Samoan
450.31.1130.10.6+32
Hungarian
440.30.3680.40.3-24
Romanian
390.30.2420.30.2-3
New Zealander
390.30.4400.20.3-1
French
390.30.2580.40.2-20
Punjabi
380.20.9530.30.3-15
Other Indian subcontinent
370.20.7280.20.3+9
Argentinian
360.20.1330.20.2+3
Assyrian/Chaldean
320.20.2160.10.1+17
Danish
280.20.1150.10.0+12
Fijian
280.20.3420.30.2-14
Mauritian
250.20.1280.20.1-3
Tamil
220.10.3250.20.1-3
Thai
220.10.3240.10.2-2
Other Southern/South East European
210.10.100.00.0+21
Arab not further described
210.10.2400.20.2-19
Russian
200.10.2300.20.2-10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Not stated6294.16.88295.29.2-200

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.4% Italian, City of Brimbank: 6.5% English, City of Brimbank: 11.7% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 5.7% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 2.5% Indian, City of Brimbank: 4.9% Irish, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 6.5% Australian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 18.1% Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 17.0% English, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 14.4% Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 7.9% Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 7.3% Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 5.3% Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.8% Indian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.4% Irish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.9% Chinese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 Australian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -25 Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -105 English, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +45 Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -143 Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +35 Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -11 Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -22 Indian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +26 Irish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +25 Chinese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +40
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (2,797 people or 18.1%)
  • Italian (2,627 people or 17.0%)
  • English (2,222 people or 14.4%)
  • Maltese (1,226 people or 7.9%)
  • Greek (1,128 people or 7.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,000 responses in total, or 64.70% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (17.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (18.1% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (7.3% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (2.8% compared to 16.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Maltese (-143 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+112 persons)
  • Italian (-105 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+90 persons)

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